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History of Alzheimer's

History of Alzheimer's

Today, Alzheimer’s is a leading cause of death and over 560,000 Canadians are living with dementia as of 2016. This number is expected to rise to over 930,000 by 2031. These cases are weighing heavily on Canada’s health care system, and it will only increase as time goes on unless treatments are developed. Below is a brief history of the disease:

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Sources: 
http://caregiver.com/channels/alz/articles/a_brief_history.htm
http://www.alz.org/research/science/major_milestones_in_alzheimers.asp
http://www.about-axona.com/us/en/cgp/cgp-articles/a-brief-history-of-alzheimers-disease.html
http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/dementia-across-space-and-time/
http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Get-involved/Raise-your-voice/Latest-info-stats

 

 

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Laura Garet

Laura is 8020 Connect’s Client Communications & Social Media Specialist. In 2014, She received her Bachelor of Communications in Information Design from Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. After a couple brief positions in other marketing roles, Laura has found her home with 8020.




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